History Of The Pre-Colonial Kingdoms Of Africa | Interesting History Facts
The History of Africa's Pre-Colonial Kingdoms and Empires as well as their significance in African History
Artwork That Sets The Tone
As soon as the craft room walls were painted, I wanted to hang artwork. While moving craft room junk around to make room for the painting project, I pulled out three of my favorite pieces passed down from my mommy's collection. They're black and white and set a fabulous tone for the rest of the room: Munch always claims that she is the little girl playing the piano and I'm the woman in the white dress, lol. She loves to say the "boys are Daddy and [her] little brother." No, she doesn't have…
The Meaning and Purpose Of Afrofuturism | Afrikaiswoke.com
The Meaning and Purpose of Afrofuturism as a culture that explores the developing intersection of African culture with technology.
Artist Elizabeth Colomba engages history from the perspective of black women
Artist Elizabeth Colomba is Martiniquan by blood, French by birth, and a New Yorker by heart. She was born and raised in France to parents of Martiniquan descent. “At home, we were in the Caribbean. But, as soon as we left the walls of our house, we were in France,” says Colomba. Today she makes her home in New York City. Her hybrid identity is reflected in her artistic corpus. For one, the influence of the Old Masters is clearly visible in her work. A graduate of the Estienne School of Art…
Ras Makonnen Wolde Mikael Guddesa of Harrar
Ras Makonnen Wolde Mikael (May 8, 1852 – March 21, 1906) was the father of Emperor Haile Selassie, and first cousin and close confidante of Emperor Menelik II. He was the grandson of King Sahle Selassie of Shewa through his mother Tenagnework Sahle Selassie. His father, Fitawrari Wolde Mikael Guddesa is said to have both Oromo and Tigrean blood in addition to Shewan Amhara heritage. Raised at the court of his first cousin Menelik who was then King of Shewa, Makonnen was the relative who was…
Elizabeth Colomba "Mary in the Hall" 2008
Elizabeth Colomba [French Martinique representational artist ] Born in France, of Martinican descent, she lives and works in New York City. www.facebook.com/Elizabeth-Colomba-541349742636311/ Gallery: www.long.gallery/elizabeth-colomba/ Oil on canvas 24 x 36 in. Elizabeth Colomba's paintings depict 'traditional' historical and literary subjects as Black, creating a space for her protagonists to inhabit the re-writing of their history. This is a copyright work for educational purposes only.
Shades Of Blackness
yagazieemezi: “Portrait work of Nigerian model Ramona By David Terrazas Website / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram Dedicated to the Cultural Preservation of the African Aesthetic ”
Did You Know Nigerian Royalty Still Exists? (And Is Visually Gorgeous)
Although Nigerian monarchies have undergone a lot of changes in the last century, they still rule their kingdoms legally, kingdoms which have been amalga...